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Getting Started With Test Automation Using Selenium

Learn about software testing flow, role of test automation, Selenium IDE, Selenium WebDriver and Selenium Grid
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10,106 students enrolled
Created by Ganesh Sahai
Last updated 8/2015
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This course is about getting started with learning on test automation using Selenium. We will do a quick recap on what is a typical software test flow, like starting from requirements, testcase design, test execution, manual testing, writing automated test script, running automated test scripts. We will try to delve into what, why and how of test automation. In the light of all this we will look into how Selenium comes as a solution in solving some of the problems faced in testing. We will have introductory experience of Selenium IDE, WebDriver and Grid. Finally we will look into path to be taken going forward.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course in meant as an introduction to software test flow and role of test automation.
  • This will help the software test engineers get a introductory perspective about using Selenium as an effective test automation tool
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What Will I Learn?
Understand the complete test flow and role of test automation
What, Why and How of test automation
Getting introduced to Selenium IDE and using it
Getting introduced to Selenium WebDriver and Grid
How to progress further on path of skill development in Selenium
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Curriculum For This Course
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4 Lectures 23:47

Lets get into requirements and testcases when software is made.


Test execution takes lot of effort. How much?

Test Effort Estimation?

So, what is the PROBLEM with the whole lot of testing? and what is the SOLUTION?

What is the Problem? Solution?

Lets try to understand what, why and how of test automation.

What, Why and How of Test Automation?
2 Lectures 16:42

Selenium IDE is the best way to get started with test automation using Selenium

Introduction to Selenium IDE and test automation using it

We need to cover test execution on multiple combinations of browsers and operating systems. Selenium Webdriver and Grid come to our aid.

Introduction to Selenium WebDriver and Selenium Grid
Summing Up
4 Lectures 10:26

Introducing cool new real life like web application Whiztrial to enable you to practice on and also lets summarize what we have learned so far.

Introduction to Whiztrial & Summing Up

A short quiz and assignment.

Quiz & Assignment

So, whats the opportunity for you going forward?

Opportunity for YOU

Thank You!

Thank You
About the Instructor
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Founder "DoItvation" & "TestToBeBest"

Ganesh Sahai is B Tech from IIT Delhi (1993) and EGMP from IIM Lucknow (amongst the top technology and management institutes in the world). He has been founder, co-founder and founder team member of few start up companies and initiatives in the field of IT, Marketing and Academics. He Worked for Adobe since 1999 for around 12 yrs. He has led and setup many of the key testing teams from scratch for various Adobe products, like, Acrobat, Adobe Reader, AIR, CS, Tools etc. spanning desktops, handhelds (mob. phones etc.), hosted and enterprise area. He has worked as head of quality with one of the world's leading gaming technology company Aristocrat Technologies. Innovation is his passion and his innovative approach has got sixteen ideas approved for patents. Along the way he has supported and guided people in their innovative ideas. He is founder of “TestToBeBest" and “DoItvation" community of those interested in software testing and innovation respectively.

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